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Fright Fest

Back with a vengeance in 2021!

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In October, Elitch Gardens transforms into Family By Day and Fright By Night,
plus all your favorite Theme Park rides.
Don’t miss out on five weekends of scary fun at Colorado’s largest Halloween event!

Open Weekends in October! See Park Hours

KiddieLand will close at 6:00 p.m. each night


Family By Day

Halloween festivities invade the park throughout the day each weekend. Little ghosts and goblins can enjoy Free Candy on the Trick or Treat Trail and partake in Halloween themed interactive challenges. 12 p.m.-5 p.m.! 

 

Fright By Night

Fright by Night takes over and blood-curdling shrieks, shrills and chills will take place. Prepare to be on alert all around you, as Fright Fest comes alive and haunted creatures lurk around every thrilling corner.

New! Special event Witch Fest on October 23! Learn More

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Fright Fest Guest Policy

  • Costumes and partial makeup are permitted but items such as capes may be restricted on certain rides for safety purposes.
  • Masks or costumes that cover the entire face are not permitted on children over 10 years of age.
  • Guests who wear costumes and partial make-up will be given a wristband at the front gate so we can distinguish guests from team members.
  • Weapons of any type, whether real or plastic, are not permitted in the park.
  • While our goal is to scare, the park is still family-friendly. Any costumes determined to be excessively offensive or obscene will need to be removed or covered.
  • KiddieLand will CLOSE at 6:00 p.m. each evening. 
  • All minor guests aged 15 years and under must be accompanied by an Adult Chaperone defined as a parent, legal guardian or other responsible, supervising adult at least 21 years of age who traveled to the park with the minor's party.
  • Beginning at 3:00pm, all minor guests aged 16-17 years must also be accompanied by an Adult Chaperone defined as a parent, legal guardian or other responsible, supervising adult at least 21 years of age who traveled to the park with the minor's party. Learn More
  • Park admission is required for all Fright Fest events. 

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